📚📚 Read every day challenge - Winter 2023 ☃❄

This year I want to finish at least one (non-book-club) novel every challenge. Since I’m reading through the breaks, too, that’s one novel every three months, which should be more than doable. When I started out reading in Japanese, it took me two months to finish one, and while that was when I had less to read so it was easier to prioritize and not have a gajillion books started at once, that was also when I could comfortably manage at most like 8 pages a day, and recently I read 58 and could have kept going strong. So technically, I could probably read 3 novels per month, but I don’t necessarily want to punish myself for going where the motivation takes me, just guide myself toward finishing the 4 non-book-club novels I already have started.

For accountability’s sake, those are:
・2.43 清陰高校男子バレー部 代表決定戦編1 by 壁井ユカコ
・空への助走 福蜂工業高校運動部 by 壁井ユカコ
・ステージ・オブ・ザ・グラウンド by 蒼山サぐ
・青春サプリ。自分がここにいる理由

2 and 4 are technically short story collections, but they still count in my book.

The other non-manga I have started:
・おばちゃんたちのいるところ by 松田青子 (book club)
・夜カフェ3 by 倉橋燿子 (book club)
・透き通った風が吹いて by あさのあつこ
・風が強く吹いている by 三浦しをん
・この本を盗む者は by 深緑野分

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読んだ本

漫画:
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊲
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊳
・秋葉東子 - 暫定、恋人
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊴
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊵
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊶
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊷
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊸
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊹
・おおのこうすけ - 極主夫道⑩
・古舘春一 - ハイキュー!!㊺
・CLAMP - xxxHOLiC①
・CLAMP - xxxHOLiC②
・さとまるまみ - ヒミツにしろよ!!
*CLAMP - xxxHOLiC③
*芥見下々 - 呪術廻戦①
*大島司 - アタック!!①
*大島司 - アタック!!②
*大島司 - アタック!!③
◎大島司 - アタック!!④
◎遠藤達哉 - SPY×FAMILY⑤
◎蜜柑堂 - おおきなおおきな花屋さん
◎蜜柑堂 - いちにち花屋さん
◎ぶぶん飯店 - 初恋コンバット
◎おおのこうすけ - 極主夫道⑪

小説:
*倉橋燿子 - 夜カフェ③
◎深緑野分 - この本を盗む者は

Satori Reader:

英語で:
・James J. Butcher - Dead Man’s Hand
・Kalynn Baron - Cinderella is Dead
・Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher - Never Never
*Lloyd Alexander - The Castle of Llyr
*Adam Blade - Beast Quest: Ferno the Fire Dragon
*Adam Blade - Beast Quest: Sepron the Sea Serpent
◎Adam Blade - Beast Quest: Arcta the Mountain Giant
◎Adam Blade - Beast Quest: Tagus the Horse-Man

その他:
・高梨みつば - 乙女椿は笑わない 第一話 (ココハナ 2018年12月号)
・壁井ユカコと山川あいじ - 2.43 清陰高校男子バレー部 5th match (ココハナ 2018年12月号)

観たもの

日本語字幕付き:

英語字幕付き:
◎彼方のアストラ

字幕なし:

聴いたもの

Previous challenges:
:books::books: Spring 2022 :cherry_blossom: :seedling:
:books::books: Summer 2022 :beach_umbrella::sunny:
:books::books: Autumn 2022 :maple_leaf::fallen_leaf:

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This is gonna be my first time taking this challenge! Let’s see how long I can actually stay commited lol

I’m currently participating in a discord server re-read of Ace of Diamond, so my goal is going to be to read 1-2 chapters of that manga in Japanese everyday. As an additional thing for when I have the time, I’m going to do my best to summarize what I’ve read in a notebook in Japanese (we’ll see how that goes lmao, probably gonna be lots of 降谷は投げたい。御幸先輩は受けたくない。沢村はまた泣いてる。)

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?! - didn’t read my manga, but I did end up reading a lot of comics in japanese on twitter so ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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:house: Home Post :house_with_garden:

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:snowflake: polv’s Reading Challenge of Winter Q1 2023 Home Post

I would read with a target of widening of what I could be able to read. Probably mainly collecting vocabularies, phrases, and meaningful Kanji’s. For the flow and minimal speed, I would leave it to Listening Challenge.

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第10週目 01 :open_book: 02 :open_book: 03 :open_book: 04 :open_book: 05 :open_book:
第11週目 06 :open_book: 07 :open_book: 08 :open_book: 09 :open_book: 10 :open_book: 11 :open_book: 12 :open_book:
第12週目 13 :open_book: 14 :open_book: 15 :open_book: 16 :open_book: 17 :open_book: 18 :open_book: 19 :open_book:
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Planned resources
  • Book clubs
    • Death Note
    • SPY x FAMILY
    • 秋の牢獄
  • Famous writers’ short stories (in Bookwalker freebies)
  • VN
    • うたわれるもの
    • BU$TAFELLOWS
  • Audiobook accompaniments
    • かがみの孤城 (上 / 下)
    • 君の膵臓をたべたい
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Hello everyone! :blush:
I’m new at WaniKani, so unfortunately I didn’t participate at the end of last year when reading was my main focus in learning Japanese. I don’t think I will be reading that much at the beginning of the year, but I would still like to read consistently so this will be a great way to keep me accountable :upside_down_face:

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Edit: Continuing on this thread for March.

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:books: Reading materials list :books:

  • リコリス・リコイル「リアクト」LINK
  • リコリス・リコイル「リピート」LINK
  • リコリス・リコイル「リコレクト」(after new chapter release, FREE online) LINK
  • リコリス・リコイル漫画 (after new chapter release, FREE online) LINK
  • また、同じ夢を見ていた LINK
  • 世界から猫が消えたなら LINK
  • ちょっと今から仕事やめてくる LINK
  • 夏へのトンネル、さよならの出口 LINK
Name Progress Days
リコリス・リコイル「リアクト」(last 40%) 100% 1
リコリス・リコイル「リピート」 100% 2
また、同じ夢を見ていた 100% 24
リコリス・リコイル漫画 第4話 100% 1
リコリス・リコイル リコレクト 第6話 100% 1
世界から猫が消えたなら 100% 20
リコリス・リコイル リコレクト 第7話 100% 1
ちょっと今から仕事やめてくる 100% 17
リコリス・リコイル リコレクト 第7話 100% 1
リコリス・リコイル リコレクト 第8話 100% 1
夏へのトンネル、さよならの出口 6% 2

Other

  • Bunpro reading practice
  • NHK Web Easy
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:books: :evergreen_tree: :snowflake: Home post :snowflake: :evergreen_tree: :books:


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Count me in! :smile:
I’ll join for another two months again but this time I may spend less time on my reading sessions because I plan on focusing more on grammar.

I’ll pick up right where I left off in the Autumn/Fall Challenge: I’ll continue reading Aria: the masterpiece – a series I’m reading for the first time – and rereading Card Captor Sakura after many years; this time in Japanese.

Progress made during the previous challenge

I may add a NHK easy article here and there because I’m slowly approaching the point where, at least according to wkstats, I should be able to recognise around 80% of the Kanji featured in their articles. Though this will really be a rare occurrence since I dislike reading the news – I’m honestly only curious to see how far I’ve come when it comes to recognising (common) Kanji. :innocent:

Regarding goals, I don’t have many since I can’t estimate my progress reliably. My one goal is to read (almost) every single day in the span of the next two months.

Only thing left to do is to wish everyone who is continuing their challenge from the Autumn thread, and every other community member taking on this challenge this time or for the first time a good reading. :smiley:


Progress overview

:ocean: Aria: the masterpiece volume 3

Progress per chapter

January 8th: finished chapter 21
January 10th: finished chapter 22
January 13th: finished chapter 23
January 29th: finished chapter 24
February 1st: finished chapter 25
February 3rd: finished chapter 26
February 5th: finished chapter 27
February 5th: finished extra chapter 27.5
February 8th: finished chapter 28
February 10th: finished chapter 29
February 12th: finished chapter 30

February 12th: finished volume 3


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 5

Progress per chapter

January 1st: finished chapter 19
January 4th: finished chapter 20
January 5th: finished chapter 21
January 6th: finished chapter 22

January 6th: finished volume 5


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 6

Progress per chapter

January 14th: finished chapter 23
January 15th: finished chapter 24 & chapter 25
January 18th: finished chapter 26

January 18th: finished volume 6


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 7

Progress per chapter

January 20th: finished chapter 27 & chapter 28
January 21st: finished chapter 29
January 22nd: finished chapter 30

January 22nd: finished volume 7


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 8

Progress per chapter

January 23rd: finished chapter 31
January 24th: finished chapter 32
January 25th: finished chapter 33
January 26th: finished chapter 34

January 26th: finished volume 8


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 9

Progress per chapter

February 13th: finished chapter 35
February 15th: finished chapter 36
February 16th: finished chapter 37
February 17th: finished chapter 38

February 17th: finished volume 9


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 10

Progress per chapter

February 18th: finished chapter 39 & chapter 40
February 19th: finished chapter 41 & chapter 42

February 19th: finished volume 10


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 11

Progress per chapter

February 22nd: finished chapter 43
February 25th: finished chapter 44
February 26th: finished chapter 45

February 26th: finished volume 11


:star2: Card Captor Sakura volume 12

Progress per chapter

February 27th: finished chapters 46, 47 and 48
February 28th: finished chapter 49

February 28th: finished volume 12


To sum up, I read every single day and finished a total of 10 manga volumes * in 2 months. :slightly_smiling_face:
* (I count Aria: the masterpiece as 2 volumes)

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Looking forward to a new year of reading! :grin: :books:

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:flashlight: :dancer: :zzz: :zzz: :clinking_glasses: :rose: :rose::dancer:
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:flashlight: :tumbler_glass: :dancer: :tumbler_glass: :tumbler_glass: :tumbler_glass: :tumbler_glass:
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:cityscape: :cityscape::droplet: :droplet: :droplet: :droplet: :droplet: :droplet: :rice_ball:
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Index:
:roll_of_toilet_paper: - 糞尿譚 (on hold)
:mountain_snow: - 山の霊異記 幻惑の尾根 (on hold)
:clinking_glasses: - チュベローズで待ってる AGE22 (finished)
:tumbler_glass: - チュベローズで待ってる AGE32 (finished)
:rose: - ユージニア (finished)
:dancer: - おばちゃんたちのいるところ (finished)
:fox_face: - 狐火の辻 (finished)
:zzz: - 死体は眠らない (finished)
:flashlight: - 半落ち (finished)
:cityscape: - ユートロニカのこちら側 (finished)
:droplet: - 水たまりで息をする (finished)
:crescent_moon: - 夢十夜
:door: - パレード
:rice_ball: - コンビニ人間

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Love this idea! I’m trying to get back into it and this might just be what I need. I have absolutely no idea what I should read though, so we’ll see what happens :pray:
I don’t have a lot of free time so I might just have to set the bar really low :sweat_smile:

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Hi! :slight_smile: I’m new to posting on the forums, looking forward to taking part in this! I’ll be chaotically switching between a few manga (including 古見さんはコミュ症です、 やがて君になる、私を喰べたい人でなし), and some video games as well (Monster Hunter Stories 1 initially). I’m a pretty slow reader just now - hopefully I’ll speed up as this goes on and learn some more grammar too!

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:snowflake: :mountain_snow: Twelve's Winter Listening Home Post :snowman: :teapot:

:books: My Study Log
:headphones: My home post in the Listen every day challenge

I missed this challenge. I could have tried to continue it during December, but it was way too stressful. Here’s to a more chill year.

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Template

:snowflake: Day X :snowflake:

:open_book: Back to my Home Post

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:snowflake: :heart:Javerend’s Home Post:heart: :snowflake:

Reading streak: 180 days

Hello hello again everyone! I see many familiar faces so far from the fall reading challenge but some new ones as well! I look forward to reading together with all of you!

Currently Reading:

  • Manga: 三ツ星カラーズ4 + abbc and bbc picks
  • Book: on break
  • Textbook: 新完全マスター読解N3
  • News: NHK News Web Easy/Wikipedia
  • Game: ポケモン サファイア and どうぶつの森e+
Goals:

Like with the last challenge my primary goal is just to miss no days of reading and keep that reading streak going! I’m still defining a successful reading day as one chapter of manga, since that has been doable for me even on busy/bad days.
I also have been thinking ahead a little bit about my long term goals for 2023, and what I will need to start doing now in order to achieve them. My main three goals for 2023 are:

  1. Finish every volume of manga I currently physically own (not nec. including any new stuff I buy this year, but just clear out stuff so it doesn’t get buried by the new) - This is going to work out to around 66冊 in 52 weeks, so a little bit more than 1 a week on average. Doable! For this challenge I’d like to knock out the rest of ホリミヤ for sure, and then probably either 三ツ星カラーズ or しろくまカフェ to fill out some time, and then start working on 3月のリオン in earnest during the titular month.
  2. I want to transition into reading more stuff which is pure text. Little less specific since I don’t have the experience here to know what I’m going to want to read or what I will like reading! But, I hope to have a better understanding of that by the end of this seasonal challenge. I want to read at least one volume of either a childrens book, light novel, or a full collection of short stories.
  3. Be prepared to take the JLPT N2 test by December 2023. Maybe this is a bit ambitious, but I think it’s probably doable. Whether I actually sit for the test or not, I’d like to be at a level where I would feel comfortable doing it. For this reading challenge, I’d like to finish working through the 新完全マスター読解N3 book that’s been sitting on my desk since last summer.

So there we go! With some measurable and potentially achievable, but still challenging goals set, let’s get reading! 皆さん、頑張ってください!(and thank you for hosting again @windupbird !!)

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Links & previous challenges

javerend's profile | Natively
Javerend’s Bookmeter

📚📚 Read every day challenge - Fall 2022 🍁🍂 - #99 by javerend

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:raccoon: :snowflake: :books: Tanuki Snow Reading :books: :snowflake: :raccoon:

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:ring: :bowing_man: :fire: :crossed_swords: :hole: :wood: :sake:
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New year, new reading! Thanks again @windupbird for being the reading host!

Looking forward to reading along with everyone else, I still need to find something to read.

Finally decided on what to read, got pretty obsessed with ancient Chinese literature lately (currently reading Three Kingdoms again (in English)) so I have a craving for reading about samurai and bloody battles of ancient times so… what else to try and attempt to read but 新書太閤記 by 吉川 英治??
(In English I think it’s translated to “Taiko: An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan” by Eiji Yoshikawa, but it’s about the Sengoku period with the constant upheaval of power to unite Japan; Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, Ieyasu and all those guys)

Perhaps I will regret this later, this this is very long (900 pages or something, split into 11 books/volumes), but there is no going back now, I am committed.

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:open_book: :desktop_computer: Sylph’s home thread :snowman_with_snow::snowflake:

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Reading resources

[Book] ユージニア
[Book] わたしの幸せな結婚
[Manga] 青のフラッグ
[VN] BU$TAFELLOWS

Past challenges

:books: :books: :maple_leaf: :fallen_leaf: Autumn 2022
:books: :books: :beach_umbrella: :sunny: Summer 2022
:books: :books: :cherry_blossom: :seedling: Spring 2022
:books: :books: :snowman_with_snow::snowflake: Winter 2022
:books: :books: :maple_leaf: :fallen_leaf: Autumn 2021

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:sparkles::cloud_with_snow: :snowflake: Memoria’s Home Post! :snowflake: :cloud_with_snow: :sparkles:

I’m very excited to be doing this again! I did the summer challenge, so my last sign of life on this forum was on August 31st. Many things happened in my life over the past few months. Wanikani maintenance was the only thing I had time and energy to do. I kept telling myself to read and study more, but those reviews were always looming over my head…

So I’m on a Wanikani break. My subscription runs out before New Years, and I don’t know if/when I’ll get back to it. I have a solid kanji foundation, so now I want to immerse and mine vocabulary from books and games. :sparkles: I’m tracking my study time to make sure I don’t fall off the wagon. This challenge is a great way to stay accountable as well.

Anyway, enough background info. Calendar and reading material time!

Jan
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Feb
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28

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Planned reading material

Manga:

  • ハイキュー!!1
  • ハイキュー!!2 (These are only free through January 8th, so I’ll be reading them first.
  • となりの怪物くん1 (13 % done with this one)
  • ピーチガール2

Games:

  • Final Fantasy
  • Zero Escape
  • Ni no Kuni
  • 風のクロノア 2

Other:

  • NHK Easy News
  • Forum posts and social media comments
  • Subtitles to videos
  • Transcripts for podcasts
Finished reading material
  • 風のクロノア (I’m counting it as finished even though I watched the ending on Youtube, haha)
  • チーズスイートホーム 1
  • ハイキュー!!1

Good luck to everyone tackling the challenge, either for the first time or again. I’m looking forward to keeping up with updates from all of you once more. Thank you in advance for bearing with my life rants and updates :melting_face: :heartbeat:

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after the japanese advent calendar 2022 and reading a sample there every day i’ve become really motivated to read every day! i’m gonna try and do a chapter of manga a day (or less for more difficult stuff which is above my level), mixing between sentence/vocab mining and just reading without pulling vocab out. looking forward to this! gotta make a dent in that bookwalker backlog somehow amirite

home post!

currently reading:

蟲師 (curr. vol 6) - reading in detail
聖☆おにいさん - smooth reading
idk if granblue fantasy counts but i’m doing that here and there too

previously read:

ワンダンス vols 1 + 2 - smooth read
蟲師 vols 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5- read in detail
彼女とカメラと彼女の季節 vol 1 - smooth read
しまなみ誰そ彼 vol 1 - smooth read, reread
" " vol 2 + 3 + 4 - read in detail
呪術廻戦0 - read in detail
四月は君の嘘 - smooth reading (abandoned)
some ace attorney scripts (assorted, mostly smooth read)

Jan
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Feb
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28
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I plan on reading the couple of absolute beginner manga I have first and if Iv enjoy vol. 1 I’ll finish the series. Otherwise I’ll keep writing manga either currently being read by the book clubs on here or ones that have already finished to work up to reading LN. I’m not going to use a calendar because I’m terrible about updating it lol

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:books: Study Log Thread

In Progress :open_book:

Steins;Gate
Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories

Paused :pause_button:

ジョジョの奇妙な冒険第7部スティールボールラン第6巻
推しの子第5巻

Dropped :stop_button:

ウチの娘は彼氏が出来ない!!
Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活⑯
夜は短し歩けよ乙女

Books Completed during the Challenge :books:

Novels: 0

Light Novels: 1
青春ブタ野郎はマイスチューデントの夢を見ない(1月)

Manga: 16
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険第7部スティールボールラン第1巻(1月)
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険第7部スティールボールラン第2巻(1月)
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険第7部スティールボールラン第3巻(2月)
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険第7部スティールボールラン第4巻(2月)
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険第7部スティールボールラン第5巻(2月)
ブルーピリオド第1巻(1月)
チェンソーマン第13巻(1月)
映像研に手を出すな第7巻(1月)
その着替え人形は恋をする第10巻(1月)
僕のヒーローアカデミア第37巻(2月)
ワンパンマン第11巻(2月)
推しの子第1巻(1月)
推しの子第2巻(2月)
推しの子第3巻(2月)
推しの子第4巻(2月)
極主夫道第1巻(2月)

Goals for this Challenge :trophy:

  • Focus on quality reading rather than quantity.
  • Read harder books (Natively lvl 35-40)
  • Finish 3 or 4 books

Final Results:

:white_check_mark: Focus on quality reading rather than quantity.
:white_check_mark: Read harder books (Natively lvl 35-40)
:negative_squared_cross_mark: Finish 3 or 4 books

Completed:
1 Light Novel
16 Manga

Reflection on Results

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Count me in!
I’ve managed to read every day so far in 2022, so I’m hoping to keep that streak going through 2023 too!
Thanks for hosting again @windupbird - I credit a lot of my improvement throughout 2022 to the motivation from these threads.

Jan
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Feb
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28
Mar
月 火 水 木 金 土 日
01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
What I'm Reading
  • Teasing Master Takagi-san
  • Mitsuboshi Colors
  • Happiness
  • Orange
  • Shadows House
  • Yoru Cafe
  • Flying Witch
  • Cells at Work
  • God Bless the Mistaken
  • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
Progress Report
January
  • January 1st
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 2 - Page 19-34
  • January 2nd
    • Shadows House - Chapter 44 - Page 97-108
  • January 3rd
    • Cells at Work - Part of Chapter 2 - Page 74-87
  • January 4th
    • Flying Witch - Chapter 21 - Page 57-81
  • January 5th :birthday:
    • Flying Witch - Chapter 22 - Page 82-108
  • January 6th
    • Happiness - Chapter 38 - Page 77-113
  • January 7th
    • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun - Chapter 1-2 - Page 1-32
  • January 8th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 3 - Page 35-50
  • January 9th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 45 - Page 109-122
  • January 10th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 45 - Page 123-132
  • January 11th
    • Cells at Work - Part of Chapter 2 - Page 88-104
  • January 12th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 53 - Page 1-16
  • January 13th
    • Happiness - Chapter 39 - Page 114-148
  • January 14th
    • Cells at Work - Part of Chapter 3 - Page 105-118
  • January 15th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 54 - Page 17-30
  • January 16th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 4 - Page 51-66
  • January 17th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 47 - Page 133-144
  • January 18th
    • Shadows House - Half of Chapter 48 - Page 145-151
  • January 19th
    • Shadows House - Half of Chapter 48 - Page 152-158
    • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun - Chapter 3 - Page 33-46
  • January 20th
    • Happiness - Chapter 40 - Page 149-192 Volume 8 Complete! :tada:
  • January 21st
    • Cells at Work - Half of Chapter 3 - Page 119-136
  • January 22nd
    • Orange - Chapter 23 - Page 1-62
  • January 23rd
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 5 - Page 67-82
  • January 24th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 55 - Page 31-45
    • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun - Chapter 3 - Page 47-61
  • January 25th
    • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun - Chapter 3 - Page 62-74
  • January 26th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 49-50 - Page 157-190 Volume 4 Complete! :tada:
  • January 27th
    • Happiness - Chapter 41 - Page 1-38
  • January 28th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 56 - Page 46-58
    • Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun - Chapter 6 - Page 75-90
  • January 29th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 6 - Page 83-100
    • Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun - Chapter 7 - Page 91-104
  • January 30th
    • Orange - Chapter 24 - Page 63-124
  • January 31st
    • Cells at Work - Half of Chapter 4 - Page 137-154
February
  • February 1st
    • God Bless the Mistaken - Chapter 6 - Page 1-38
  • February 2nd
    • Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun - Chapter 6 - Page 105-116
  • February 3rd
    • Happiness - Chapter 42 - Page 39-74
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 57 - Page 59-66
  • February 4th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 7 - Page 101-116
    • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun - Chapter 9 - Page 117-132
  • February 5th
    • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun - Chapter 10 - Page 133-146 Volume 1 Complete! :tada:
    • Cells at Work - Half of Chapter 4 - Page 155-176 Volume 1 Complete! :tada:
  • February 6th
    • Orange - Chapter 25 - Page 125-156
  • February 7th
    • God Bless the Mistaken - Chapter 7 - Page 39-68
  • February 8th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 51-52 - Page 1-28
  • February 9th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 53 - Page 29-40
  • February 10th
    • Happiness - Chapter 43 - Page 75-110
  • February 11th
    • Orange - Chapter 26 - Page 157-192 Volume 6 Complete! :tada:
  • February 12th
    • God Bless the Mistaken - Chapter 8 - Page 69-96
  • February 13th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 8 - Page 117-134
  • February 14th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 58 - Page 67-80
    • Shadows House - Part of Chapter 54 - Page 41-47
  • February 15th
    • Shadows House - Part of Chapter 54, 55 - Page 48-65
  • February 16th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 56 - Page 66-78
  • February 17th
    • Happiness - Chapter 44 - Page 111-146
  • February 18th
    • Ruri Dragon - Part of Chapter 1 - Page 1-17
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 10, Chapter 9 - Page 135-160 Volume 10 Complete! :tada:
  • February 19th
    • Mitsuboshi Colours - Chapter 59 - Page 81-96
    • Orange - Chapter 27-28 - Page 1-34
  • February 20th
    • God Bless the Mistaken - Chapter 9 - Page 95-140
  • February 21st
    • Komi Can’t Communicate - Chapter 1-2 - Page 1-17
  • February 22nd
    • Shadows House - Chapter 57 - Page 79-94
  • February 23rd
    • Shadows House - Chapter 57 - Page 95-104
  • February 24th
    • Komi Can’t Communicate - Chapter 3-5 - Page 18-35
  • February 25th
    • Happiness - Chapter 45 - Page 147-193 Volume 9 Complete! :tada:
  • February 26th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 60 - Page 97-112
  • February 27th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 11, Chapter 1 - Page 1-20
    • Ruri Dragon - Part of Chapter 1 - Page 18-26
  • February 28th
    • God Bless the Mistaken - Chapter 1o - Page 141-178 Volume 2 Complete! :tada:
March
  • March 1st
    • Orange - Chapter 29-30 - Page 35-78
  • March 2nd
    • Shadows House - Chapter 59-60 - Page 105-128
  • March 3rd
    • Ruri Dragon - Part of Chapter 1 - Page 27-35
    • Happiness - Chapter 46 - Page 1-38
  • March 4th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 61 - Page 129-142
  • March 5th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 11 Chapter 2 - Page 21-36
  • March 6th
    • Komi Can’t Communicate - Chapter 6-7 - Page 36-55
  • March 7th
    • Orange - Chapter 31 - Page 79-108
  • March 8th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 62 - Page 143-160 Volume 5 Complete!
  • March 9th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 61 - Page 113-126
  • March 10th
    • Happiness - Chapter 47 - Page 39-74
  • March 11th
    • Mitsuboshi Colors - Chapter 62 - Page 127-146 Volume 7 Complete!
  • March 12th
    • Ruri Dragon - Part of Chapter 1 - Page 36-49
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 11, Chapter 3 - Page 37-52
  • March 13th
    • Komi Can’t Communicate - Chapter 8-10 - Page 56-75
  • March 14th
    • Orange - Chapter 32 - Page 109-138
  • March 15th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 63 - Page 1-18
  • March 16th
    • Shadows House - Chapter 64 - Page 19-32
  • March 17th
    • Happiness - Chapter 48 - Page 75-110
  • March 18th
    • Teasing Master Takagi-san - Volume 11, Chapter 4 - Page 53-68
    • Ruri Dragon - Part of Chapter 1 - Page 50-60
  • March 19th
    • Orange - Chapter 33 - Page 139-176
  • March 20th
    • Komi Can’t Communicate - Chapter 11 - Page 76-90
  • March 21st
    • Shadows House - Chapter 65 - Page 33-46
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Alygator’s first ever reading challenge! :confetti_ball: *on Wanikani

1月
日 月 火 水 木 金 土
01 :black_cat: 02 :black_cat: 03 :black_cat: 04 :black_cat: 05 :black_cat: 06 :black_cat: 07 :smiling_imp:
08 :smiling_imp: 09 :black_cat: 10 :black_cat: 11 :black_cat: 12 :newspaper: 13 :x: 14 :x:
15 :musical_note: 16 :black_cat: 17 :black_cat: 18 :black_cat: 19 :black_cat: 20 :black_cat: 21 :smiling_imp:
22 :smiling_imp: 23 :black_cat: 24 :black_cat: 25 :black_cat: 26 :black_cat: 27 :newspaper: 28 :black_cat:
29 :coffee: 30 :black_cat: 31 :black_cat:

Final count: 29 out of 31

2月
日 月 火 水 木 金 土
01 :smiling_imp: 02 :black_cat: 03 :black_cat: 04 :smile_cat:
05 :smiling_imp: 06 :smiling_imp: 07 :newspaper: 08 :black_cat: 09 :black_cat: 10 :x: 11 :x:
12 :x: 13 :black_cat: 14 :black_cat: 15 :black_cat: 16 :1234: 17 :x: 18 :x:
19 :x: 20 :x: 21 :x: 22 :black_cat: 23 :dragon: 24 :dragon: 25 :x:
26 :x: 27 :x: 28 :x:

Final count: 16 out of 28

Total: 45/59 which is 76.2% so just barely passing if I were still in school…

Will likely stick to SatoriReader because I’m not that confident about my grammar just yet. Maybe some NHK Easy News as well. But I’ve also committed to joining the next book/manga chosen for the ABBC.

Excited to join to hold myself accountable although I have to say I’m pretty intimidated about everyone’s reading capacity and level here! :sweat_smile:


Putting some cute emojis on my calendar to show what I read for each day and also linking each post, if any, to the emoji so I can look back on it later on. Legend of things I will or hope to read during this challenge:

  • :black_cat: コナの大冒険
  • :airplane: Sakura and Suzuki’s Long Distance Relationship
  • :newspaper: NHK Easy News
  • :smiling_imp: からかい上手の高木さん
  • :musical_note: Song lyrics
  • :coffee: Coffee Talk in Japanese
  • :smile_cat: まめねこ あずきとだいず
  • :1234: First Japanese Graded Reader
  • :dragon: ルリドラゴン
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We all start somewhere. I know my early attempts are displayed at different parts of the forum. If you choose to use the book clubs threads for Chi’s Sweet Home (volume 1) or 結婚しても愛してる, and many more places.

Heck, I was still reading graded readers last year in April/May, even if the higher levels ones.

We all grow, and if you stick with us :wink: I’m sure you’ll be reading ever more advanced stuff. ^^

We’ve had several people finishing their first manga/light novel/novel, and have in the past (and I’m sure currently have) people reading graded readers, satori reader, and so on.

What I love about these challenges so much is that we can all come together to read, and our different levels of ability means nothing.

So please feel welcome! And if you have trouble understanding something, feel free to ask right here. That is a benefit of having people of all levels hanging out together, someone further ahead can give you a lending hand. :slight_smile:

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